Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The hiring of city staff is taking heat from our elected officials. At Tuesday night's budget meeting came to an end a couple of councillors made the case that with 80 percent of the budget coming from wages, maybe it's time to stop the hiring of new staff. Councillor Aldo Ruberto says we keep hiring staff and putting it on the shoulders of the taxpayers, maybe it's time for a wage freeze. Councillor Ken Boshcoff also spoke up about staff numbers.
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You can add the Ontario Public Service Employees Union to the growing list of organizations panning Don Drummond's report. OPSEU Spokesperson Brenda Clapp says they're worried the Government might take the report's suggestion to privatize parts of Service Ontario. Clapp says if that happens confidentiality will go out the window as well as good jobs in communities across the Province.
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Police are looking for a 20 year old man who they say robbed a Mac's Mart Monday night. The lone man entered the Beverly Street Mac's armed with a knife and demanded cash from the clerk. A police dog tracked the suspect to a nearby home but he had fled before they arrived.